OpenAI has expanded the availability of its ChatGPT app for iOS users in India and 32 other countries – just a week later Introduction in the US
The list of new countries includes Algeria, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Estonia, Ghana, India, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lithuania, Mauritania, Mauritius , Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, Nauru, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Slovenia, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates.
Earlier this week, OpenAI added to the ChatGPT app 11 other countries after the US This includes European countries such as France, Germany and Ireland, as well as New Zealand, Nigeria, South Korea and the United Kingdom
In the first six days since it first became available in the US last Thursday (May 18), the ChatGPT mobile app broke the mark half a million downloads, according to data from app intelligence company data.ai. This success makes it one of the most powerful new apps. According to data.ai, the app also outperformed other AI and chatbot apps, as well as Microsoft Edge and Bing apps in the US in terms of downloads since launch.
The ChatGPT app available for free Downloading and excluding ads allows users to interact with the generative AI-based chatbot through their iPhone. It also supports voice input via OpenAI’s Whisper speech recognition system and allows ChatGPT Plus users to access advanced features via GPT-4. In addition, users can also subscribe to the ChatGPT Plus service costs $20 per month in the US directly via the iOS app.
OpenAI currently only offers the ChatGPT app for iOS. However, the startup, which is backed by Microsoft and well-known VC firms like Tiger Global and a16z, also has an Android version in the pipeline, which it plans to launch soon.
The expansion of the ChatGPT app comes at a time when Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, is touring several countries to better connect with policymakers around the world and understand their concerns about AI. The Executive met with some European heads of state this week. He will also be visiting India early next month.